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Yohannes Mariam, Ph.D.

My name is Yohannes Mariam. I received my Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Masters of Science (M.Sc.) degrees in agricultural economics and economics, and Ph.D. degree in economics and agricultural economics, minoring in econometrics or statistics, from McGill University, Montreal (Canada). After completing my doctoral degree requirement in economics and agricultural economics, I took graduate training in anthropology and applied cognitive psychology. I also received certificate in project planning and programming from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and in research management from the University of Manitoba (Canada). After completing my graduate studies, I worked as a fellow of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (Canada) conducting research in the field of environment. I worked as a consultant and staff for the Canadian Federal Department for the Environment for about six years. Presently I work as a senior economist for the Office of the People's Counsel for the District of Columbia. I have taught statistics for economists, biometry (bio-statics), econometrics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, environmental economics and anthropology (on ground classes). I have also taught general economics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, communications, quantitative methods and research methods course to online students for the past five years. I have written extensively in several aspects of economics and environment.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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College of Doctoral Studies